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A letter to a poet

07 Aug 2019 | Michael McGirr

Dear Les Murray, I clearly remember the day many years ago when I was working for Australian Catholics magazine and you rang up out of the blue.


Rules of conflict: questions and reflections

02 May 2019 | Michele Frankeni

A number of armed conflicts are occurring around the world, but even in times of war there are laws. These reflections and activities encourage students to explore how a rights-based view on the world can shape our response to events – looking at examples from pop culture. 

 


Songs for prayer

09 Nov 2018 | Claudia Appaduray and Dana Sutherland

Josh GrobanTwo of our young writers share some songs that have helped them connect with God.


2012 – Harry Potter and the Seven Heavenly Virtues

17 Sep 2018 | Michael McVeigh

Harry Potter and the Seven Heavenly Virtues The Harry Potter stories delighted us with stories of epic Quidditch matches and heroic efforts to defeat the evil wizard Voldemort. But the way Harry and his friends face obstacles they encounter can also teach us about how to face problems in our own lives.


A letter to an old rocker

21 Aug 2018 | Michael McGirr

bruce springsteenDear Bruce Springsteen, Many of your songs tell stories of struggling people and celebrate their dignity.


Trash and Treasure: Love from neighbours

21 Aug 2018 | Dana Sutherland

It's often easy to forget how close God really is to us.


The scapegoat myth: reflections and activities

24 Jul 2018 | Michele Frankeni

mary mackillop mosaicAs the feast day for St Mary MacKillop approaches, it’s timely to read the article The scapegoat myth in the 2018 Winter edition of Madonna magazine. The following are various reflections and activities to consider in relation to the article.


A universal undertaking

22 May 2018 | Michael McVeigh

dove in the handFive Catholic thinkers who have helped shape our understanding of what it means to respect the rights and dignity of each person in our world.


A prayer for good humour

22 May 2018 | Margaret Mary Flynn

illustration of young girlSt Thomas More was an English writer, philosopher, lawyer and family man. He also appreciated a joke.


A letter to Dr Frankenstein

22 May 2018 | Michael McGirr

frankenstein monster face close upDear Dr Frankenstein, Congratulations on your 200th birthday. We all know that fictional characters can outlive real ones but, even so, two hundred years is a pretty good effort.


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